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'Reverse Santa' Meets the Transformers
Reverse Santa and Transformers

Reverse Santa and Transformers

Ripley's Believe It or Not!
Look at what's on Santa's wish list: A visit with one of the most popular sculptures at Ripley's New York.

This 8-foot-tall statue of the Bumblebee, one of the Transformers, is made entirely out of the recycled parts of junked cars.

The 1,000-pound sculpture was created in Bangkok by Thai artist Anchalee Saengtai, and believe it or not those arms and legs really move... like the world's biggest action figure.

"It's unbelievable how the artist was able to take old car parts and literally transform them into a vivid replica of Bumblebee," Michael Hirsch, President and General Manager of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square said in a news release when the statue was unveiled over the summer. "This new exhibit is an eye-opener for anyone who ever wondered if a Transformer could really be made from a car…or for any fan of the movies."

Ripley's also has an Optimus Prime -- but you'll have to visit the Odditorium in San Francisco to see that one.

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